Oct 29, 2008 ... If mussels are open before they've been cooked (and don't close up tightly when
tapped), then they're dead, and not fresh enough to eat under ...
Aug 17, 2010 ... Farmed and wild mussels should be rinsed just before cooking. ... Once the
mussels are cooked, never try to pry open one that has remained ...
Before cooking check for mussels that are open. Mussels with open shells may
be dead and therefore dangerous to eat. To be sure they are dead and not just ...
Jul 16, 2015 ... But before you start cooking, there a few things you need to know about ... The
mussels should open between five and seven minutes.
Also, discard any mussel that is open. The mussels should be ... Mussels
Recipes. 2. Just before cooking, soak your mussels in fresh water for about 20
Therefore I would assert that if mussels are open prior to cooking (and don't
immediately close when tapped) they must be thrown away. But what about
Oct 29, 2008 ... Nick Ruello found that 1.9 per cent of mussels opened early. These mussels
opened before they had been cooked long enough to kill any ...
Jul 29, 2013 ... Mussels are alive, and you want them alive when you cook them. ... Squeeze the
open mussels with your fingers or tap the ones that are open ...
Jul 7, 2014 ... Also discard any mussels that don't open after cooking. ... Follow this simple
advice: before cooking, shells closed; after cooking, shells open.
Before you start cooking, you should always give your mussels a quick rinse. ...
the steam is coming out from under the lid, peek and if the mussels are open they